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Takeout breaks my non-ASCII

I have downloaded emails from Gmail via Google Takeout, one label to be exact. Looking closer at the downloaded contents (in MBOX format), it turns out that all non-ASCII characters have been replaced ...
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Can you make Gmail show plain text only messages in fixed-width font?

Is it possible to make Gmail display messages with only text/plain content using a constant width font? To clarify, I'd still prefer multipart/alternative messages with an HTML part to be shown in ...
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How do I text myself in Google Hangouts in Gmail

I am using Google Hangouts via Gmail on a desktop web browser, and I want to send a text message to myself. Is it possible? And if yes, how?
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Why does Google not consider dot in usernames of Gmail addresses?

E.g.: If your Gmail ID is abc.xyz@gmail.com, it considers this the same as abcxyz@gmail.com. Why is this so?
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Prevent Gmail from automatically marking message as read?

How can I prevent Gmail from marking my emails as read after opening the email? In Yahoo, there is a way to prevent Yahoo from marking the email as read in the settings. Is there a similar setting ...
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Gmail mail disappearing from folders using Mac Yosemite 10.10.1

I set-up a while ago all my emails acct on Mail on my Mac, Hotmail, Yahoo, Free (From my Freebox (ISP)) all work fine, but when I seed-up Gmail my folders showed up but not their content. And even ...
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What are the recent changes to Gmail's Reply mechanism?

Has Gmail team introduced some change to "reply" mechanism recently? Here is, what I found (can't figure out exact time frames -- sorry): Some time ago: in any conversation between me and ...
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Inbox tabs configuration per-device

I would have two inbox tabs configurations (Social, Forums, ...) , one for my PC and one for my Android device, in order to have a better data presentation on the last one. I saw that the settings ...
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Forwarding from one Gmail account to another ends up with apparently inconsistent 'deliveredto:'

I am consolidating several Gmail accounts (leaf accounts) in on central account (e.g., central@gmail.com). When faced with the choice between : Forwarding from each leaf account to the central ...
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Can't access my previous Gmail account due to lost password [duplicate]

Gmail wouldn't take my password, but told me to open a new Gmail account which l did. Later l realized l hadn't got my emails and contact addresses from my old Gmail account. I have looked all over to ...
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Sending an E-mail to all addresses of all contacts in a contact group in Gmail

I'm trying to send an E-mail message using Gmail to a contact group where some of the contacts have more than one E-mail address and I want to send the mail to all of them. Is there a way for me to ...
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Switching between Gmail accounts allows access to Facebook

After I logged into my Gmail account from my parents' home PC, where they too use to log into their own Gmail accounts, they are now able to: Log into my Facebook account View all of my Google ...
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Is there a way to display the number of messages for any label in the Gmail label list?

The Gmail sidebar displays the list of our labels (or some of them, according to settings). Next to every label name there is a number showing how many unread messages we have for that label. Is ...
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All my Gmail messages and contacts are gone - how do I get them back?

I have just logged in to my Gmail account to check on an email received about a job and my account is empty. It is as if I have just opened a new account! This is an account I use for work and I ...
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Gmail password reset question

I have tried over 20 times to reset my Gmail password using the "I forgot my password" link on my phone and am having no luck. Obviously the information I'm submitting isn't correct. Is there ...
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Can't remember attached phone, or account details to reset Gmail password [duplicate]

When I use the "Recover a password option" it gave me the option to put in either a previous password or chose the option, "I don't know". After doing either of these, you need to enter a phone number ...
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Google keeps old and deleted contacts list?

I have used Gmail for many years, and during this time I have deleted a lot of email messages and contacts. I discovered that when I use some services (for example, DropBox) to invite my friends by ...
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Unable to send email to people in Google+ circles

Recently, a Google blog post announced that one can now send emails to people in their Google+ circles. I am able to do that from my main GMail account but a new account I created doesn't have access ...
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Permalink to specific Gmail inbox

Gmail's multiple account support distinguishes between Gmail accounts with just an index, which simply reflects the order in which you signed into Gmail: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/ ...
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Can I make the Gmail browser UI put the reply input box at the top?

In Gmail, when I get a response, it is at the top of the screen and the previous messages are listed underneath going down the screen. However, when I reply, the box to type my message in is placed ...
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How do I block a Gmail avatar from showing up on emails?

Anybody know how to block a person's Gmail avatar picture from showing up when that person sends you a message? (For example, I need to communicate with an ex-spouse but really have no need or desire ...
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GMail chat list doesn't show the “More options” or “Caret” icon

I was trying to organize my gmail chat contact list, I remember that previously there was a "More options" button and then it was replaced by a "Caret" icon which open a dropdown menu with the option ...
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How do I strikethrough text in Gmail?

Basically I want to strike through some text; how can I do this?
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How to get confirmation of Google Group address

I stumbled across a Gmail Group guide from a couple of years ago. Basically I followed its steps and created a group with the name@googlegroups.com format. I logged into my original address and went ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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Gmail Composing Window in Ubuntu

New to Ubuntu and am using Gmail account with it to send my emails. Question is this: As I'm writing my email, I notice that there appears to be a limitation of the content area available. As I ...
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Gmail puts copy of emails I send in Inbox [duplicate]

Recently, my Gmail started putting a copy of every email I send in my Inbox. How can I stop this?
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Display all hidden chat members in Gtalk

Gtalk doesn't provide groups in chat window. If I am online, I am online for all. If I am invisible, I am invisible for all. So, I see a very large list when I get online. For me, say for example, few ...
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How to mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels

How can I mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels in Gmail? I have a label, say Projects, with several sub-projects, like ProjectA ProjectB, ProjectC underneath it. Is ...
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Limitations on sending email through Gmail SMTP

I'm debugging a web application that is attempting to send email through Gmail and I'm getting rejections. It works for a while after logging in through the browser, then starts to fail again. What ...
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How to make To list invisible to the recipients? (in Gmail)

Right now I go with copying all email contacts in BCC and write my own email address in To column ... that's what I could come up after a lot of searching in Google. But, it shows my name in ...
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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Why can't I add a Gmail account to my Google Apps group?

I have a Google Apps account, and have a Group in it with a few members (9). None of those members are domain accounts—about half of them are "@gmail.com" accounts, and the others are from different ...
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Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
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How do I get Gmail to stop “detecting suspicious activity” every time I travel?

Every time I travel, Gmail believes there may be suspicious activity as the sign in comes from a different location; I get that. However, it then asks for my password and usually will not recognize ...
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Get rid of Russian junk from my Gmail

For a while now, the spam folder in my Gmail everyday gets simply flooded with Russian-speaking / Russian-written junk e-mails. How can I get rid of it? Is there any filter in Gmail, that let me ...
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Standard @gmail.com and separate domain user alias?

I have a domain name and have added the Gmail MX records to it. I understand I can use the Send mail as for sending mail and the POP3 for receiving, but I currently don't have a mail server and I ...
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Exporting Gmail to local Outlook PST

I need to export out emails from Gmail to an Outlook PST file and it seems slow using this method—Outlook and IMAP/POP3 are kinda slow on archiving. Is there any other method than going through POP3 ...
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Finding all Gmail activity log info

Gmail seems to no longer show my activity log of the other devices I use to access my account. My laptop log is there, but my phone and tablet are not. I've looked on the details bit and this shows ...
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Is there a Google / Gmail API to send emails?

I've just installed Calibre to manage my Kindle ebooks and it wants my Gmail username and password to be able to send documents to my @Kindle.com email address. Which made me wonder. There is Google ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for discarding reply drafts in Gmail?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to delete a reply draft in a conversation thread? This is not about deleting conversations. The shortcut for that is # (Shift+3). This is about deleting an editable ...
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Gmail possibly hacked?

I just noticed that my Gmail address has a different name attached to it. I was taking a pic with my iPhone (to place an ad) and forwarded it to myself through email in order to use a different ...
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I have a Google nickname I didn't create [duplicate]

When I send an email through Gmail, it's saying it was sent from "Holidays in United States". In my Gmail history, it's showing incoming emails came to me as "Holidays in United States" too. I have ...
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Wht have several Instagram accounts? [closed]

I am looking into making money with Instagram, but I'm not sure in what way? Possibly through Affiliate offers or something similar. For what money generating application is having more than one ...
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What does the “Updates” label mean in Gmail?

I just received an E-mail with the word "receipt" in it, which means it got automatically applied with the label "Purchase related" according to one of my filters. When I went to remove the label, I ...
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How can I prevent Gmail from formatting our order numbers as IP addresses

We send out e-mails to our customers containing an order number. Unfortunately Gmail thinks these numbers are IP addresses and turns them into hyperlinks: In a regular e-mail-client: Your order ...
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How do I avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by GMail?

In the body of an HTML e-mail I send <img style="display:block" alt="Revel Resorts | AC NJ" src="http://revel.mydelphic.com/sites/all/themes/revel/images/r_01.jpg" border="0" height="128" ...
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Gmail blocking Gmail?

So I've created a new Gmail account because the name of the last one isn't exactly very professional. Anyway, I'm trying to have all my emails on the original address added to my current one but when ...
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Add a Disclaimer to Gmail App (Mail) for every user account

What I want is, every mail that is sent out of a Google Apps account must have a disclaimer at the bottom of the mail. And I want this disclaimer to be added to every user account. How can I ...
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Certificate error for Gmail

Over the past couple of days, I have been trying to access Gmail in Chrome by navigating to https://gmail.com. As seen in the error below, it says the server identifies itself as mail.google.com not ...